Tag Archives: Christmas

Nov 17th, 2009

The kids have begun singing Christmas songs

Which would be nice if they ever sang more than the one chorus of the one song over and over again. I need to put together a playlist of my favourite Christmas songs so I can switch it on whenever they start and attempt to expand their repertoire. This one will be on there for […]

Nov 10th, 2009

Pretty rocks and NaBloPoMo prize

*****UPDATE***** The school Christmas markets are done and as promised here are the options for one lucky NaBloPoMo prize winner to choose from. A) Moukaite jasper necklace with gold plated beads, bead caps and toggle clasp. Length 49.5cm. With matching earrings.Click on the photos for bigger images. B) Snowflake obsidian and riverstone necklace with silver […]

Feb 8th, 2009

Food and love (Part 1)

Some time ago Liz posted a piece titled Love You With Food, it ends with these lines: There is a legacy of love and food and cooking in my family. I’m so glad to be part of it and so glad it doesn’t end with me. I wish I could say the same thing about […]

Dec 30th, 2008

Christmas loot

I got other stuff as well but these are my geekiest gifts 🙂 (I really need to get my good camera fixed – the shutter button fell off and I’ve been making do with my phone and occasionally pinching Tom’s or Caitlin’s camera.)

Dec 24th, 2008

Christmas Eve

I am in the very strange state of having nothing much on my to do list for today, all that needs to be done is a bit of tidying around the house, folding some laundry, buying some bread rolls and eggs…and taking myself off to the doctor 🙁 I woke up this morning with the […]

Dec 23rd, 2008

Gingerbread House – Aussie style

Here it is, a definitively Australian gingerbread house, inspired by Megan, baked by me and decorated by my kids – with a little help from me and my Mum (ok, I confess, the kids got bored and Mum and I finished the job, the lolly encrusted sides are totally Grandma’s fault). Give me a home […]